Official: AC Milan v. Real Madrid at Yankee Stadium

New York’s super soccer summer just got a bit hotter.

La Liga Champions Real Madrid will take on the storied Italian club AC Milan at Yankee Stadium on August 8th as part of the Herbalife World Football challenge. World renowned superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Alexandre Pato, Filippo Inzaghi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sergio Ramos, Iker Casillas and many more will be taking the pitch in a historic friendly prior to the start of their respective campaigns.

This marks the second high profile match at Yankee Stadium this year following the announcement of UEFA Champion Chelsea FC facing French giant Paris St-Germain for July 22nd.

The World Football Challenge spans the country from coast to coast, featuring a slate of international friendlies with the biggest stars in the sport at center stage. To check out the rest of the games, visit

Tickets for the event will be available to the general public on June 7th. Ticket packages for both games are currently available on

  • Looking at the Mets schedule, they do have a range of dates that they could host games, but it looks like they are content to letting the Yankees steal their thunder.

    • So funny … I was thinking the same thing. Greece Ecuador was successful no? Should do more.

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